Stories by David Lee

Friday, July 29, 2016

Augusta Flyers to send group to Junior Olympics

The Augusta Flyers track club will send a group of track and field athletes to the AAU Junior Olympics to be held July 30-Aug. 7 in Houston.
By David Lee

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Former Gamecock Lattimore speaks in Augusta

Former South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore spoke on overcoming adversity during an Augusta Exchange Club meeting at First Baptist Church in Augusta on Thursday.
By David Lee

Bus crews work all year to deliver 'most special type of package'

Keeping school buses in tip-top shape doesn't end on the last day of class. School transportation workers across the area spend their summer months answering to state guidelines and inspections to ...
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

GreenJackets return home with division lead

The Augusta GreenJackets are set for a seven-game homestand at Lake Olmstead Stadium starting Thursday.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nike Nationals return to Riverview Park

The Nike Nationals, a girls EYBL event, returns to North Augusta's Riverview Park this week as many of the top girls high school basketball players compete.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Phillips, 16, is youngest Palmetto Amateur champion

Trent Phillips birdied three of his last five holes to win the Palmetto Amateur by three strokes at 9-under, becoming the youngest winner in the event's history.
By David Lee

Augusta-area pitcher, umpire work on same field

The Augusta area was represented in a unique way on a minor league field this week when South Aiken product Taylor Widener pitched for Staten Island and former Josey player Dexter Kelley called ...
By David Lee

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Garrard speaks on Augusta baseball history

Local baseball historian Lamar Garrard spoke on Augusta's baseball history and presented his memorabilia Thursday at the Augusta-Richmond County Library.
By David Lee

McBride fires 61 to lead Palmetto Amateur

N.C. State's Jake McBride shot 9-under-par 61 on Thursday in the second round of the Palmetto Amateur to lead by four strokes.
By David Lee

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Palmetto Amateur features diverse field

The 41st annual Palmetto Amateur will be held Wednesday-Saturday at Palmetto Golf Club. This year's event features one of the strongest, most diverse fields, officials said.
By David Lee

Monday, July 18, 2016

McCasland calls no-hitter one of his 'best baseball moments'

Augusta GreenJackets right-hander Jake McCasland threw a no-hitter over seven innings against the Delmarva Shorebirds on Sunday at Lake Olmstead Stadium, the first for the team since 2006.
By David Lee

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Lumbert's Spirit of Texas defends Southern Nationals title

Scott Lumbert's Spirit of Texas defended its top fuel hydro title Sunday by beating Daryl Erlich's Problem Child at the Augusta Southern Nationals.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Augusta Southern Nationals drivers, fans enjoy connecting

Pit row at Augusta Southern Nationals can be a fun, up-close experience for both fans and drivers.
By David Lee

Smith starts fresh with Padres

North Augusta's Jake Smith was recently picked up off waivers by the San Diego Padres in a move many see as a fresh start for the former Augusta GreenJacket.
By David Lee

Friday, July 15, 2016

Sanders, Lumbert set to contend at Southern Nationals

Scott Lumbert's Spirit of Texas and Bryan Sanders' Nitrochondriac set a drag boat record for fastest side-by-side pass recently, and both are expected to contend for the title at Augusta Southern ...
By David Lee

Augusta Southern Nationals marks 30th anniversary

The Augusta Southern Nationals returns for its 30th year this weekend as the top drag boat racers in the country compete on the Savannah River.
By David Lee

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Eller to leave Jaguars for Bobcats

Jason Eller is leaving Augusta University to become the new head baseball coach at Georgia College, the Bobcats announced Wednesday.
By David Lee

Monday, July 11, 2016

Josey product Walton holds pro day

Former Josey standout Cameron Walton had a pro day at North Augusta on Monday to try out for the NFL's supplemental draft to be held Thursday.
By David Lee

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Step back has helped Braves' prospects

The Atlanta Braves now have their top two hitting prospects playing alongside each other at Double-A Mississippi, and Dansby Swanson and Ozzie Albies have been hitting well lately.
By David Lee

Thursday, July 7, 2016

GreenJackets' Gomez leads minors in hitting

Augusta GreenJackets infielder Miguel Gomez is the active leader in hitting in Minor League Baseball behind a natural ability to make consistent contact.
By David Lee
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